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Product Director - Betfair

  • Primary Location:
    Clonskeagh Office
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent
  • Employment Basis:
    Full-Time
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Flexible Working

(when applicable)

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We are an international sports betting and gaming operator, with a market-leading presence in the UK and Ireland, as well as a range of operations across Europe including Romania, Portugal and Malta. 

We are online-led, mobile-led and sports-led: and our proprietary technology, unique products and innovative marketing all combine to offer a superb experience to our five million customers worldwide. 

Our spirit, talent and ambition has taken us into the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange and we now employ over 7,000 people in sixteen locations across the globe; from Dublin to Los Angeles, and London to Melbourne. Our culture rewards innovation, teamwork and we like to stay fast-moving in a dynamic industry. 

Part of the Global team: 

We are part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider for over thirteen million customers worldwide. Established in 2019, Flutter merged with The Stars Group in 2020. As the parent company Flutter Entertainment now has a host of brands that sit under it including Paddy Power and Betfair (PPB), Sky Betting and Gaming, PokerStars, Full Tilt Timeform, oddchecker, Sporting Life, SportsBet, Bet Easy in Australia, FOX Bet, TVG and FanDuel in the US. 

Across the globe, Flutter employs over 14,000 people across more than 40 offices and over 600 retail sites. We pride ourselves on being a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.  

About the role:  

The Betfair Product team obsesses about creating industry leading products that customers love. The role of Betfair Product Director will lead these product teams to create and deliver the product vision, always making sure that Betfair customers are at the forefront of their thinking. 

The Betfair Product Director will be responsible for managing all Betfair Products – Exchange, Sportsbook, Games. They will also be responsible for the Betfair Product Design team along with our Customer Journey team. The delivery of the product vision for Betfair will require close communication and coordination with the Betfair Leadership Team; and Product/Technology teams across the Group. 

Your responsibilities: 

  • Create and manage the entire product lifecycle for Betfair. This will range from strategy planning to tactical activities 
  • Collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders to create a distinctive product vision for Betfair products 
  • Work with the key stakeholders to translate this product vision into a prioritised and executable roadmap for Betfair. This vision must align with Group and Divisional requirements. 
  • Lead and develop a highly talented team 
  • Take overall responsibility for regulatory initiatives and requirements across Betfair and have the expertise on country specific features 
  • Own the success against product KPIs created in concert with the commercial owners of the product 
  • Work with internal teams to deliver appropriate reporting tools 
  • Provide internal and external stakeholders with the appropriate updates on progress, vision and product roadmap. Continue to refine product vision based on feedback from customers, internal teams and stakeholders, product optimisation team 
  • Coordinate high quality product releases, tracking product effectiveness and continually working towards a tangible and sustained value proposition. 
  • Work with brand and marketing to ensure market messaging is consistent with product functionality and highlights distinctive value proposition(s) 

Your challenge: 

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second 
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined) 
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day 
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate 
  • The products you'll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year 
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing 

About you:  

  • Strong experience in product management within any industry
  • Experienced and talented People leader – able to provide clear direction and development for the Product team 
  • Energy and enthusiasm for product that motivates and inspires people to deliver the best customer experience in the industry 
  • Exceptional communication skills both with the product team and key business stakeholders 
  • Ability to work as part of a team and develop strong stakeholder relationships 
  • Agile experience 
  • Creativity as a problem solver 
  • Strong organisational and time management skills 

 
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Location
Clonskeagh Office
Unit 1-4, Paddy Power, Power Tower, Belfield Office Park, Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland, DUBLIN 4
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This is who we are

Paddy Power Betfair is an international sports betting and gaming operator, with a market-leading presence in the UK and Ireland, as well as a range of operations across Europe including Romania, Portugal and Malta.

We are online-led, mobile-led and sports-led: and our proprietary technology, unique products and innovative marketing all combine to offer a superb experience to our five million customers worldwide.

Our spirit, talent and ambition has taken us into the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange and we now employ over 7,000 people in sixteen locations across the globe; from Dublin to Los Angeles, and London to Melbourne. Our culture rewards innovation, teamwork and we like to stay fast-moving in a dynamic industry.

On a larger scale

We are part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider for over thirteen million customers worldwide.

Established in 2019, Flutter merged with The Stars Group in 2020. As the parent company Flutter Entertainment now has a host of brands that sit under it including Paddy Power and Betfair (PPB), Sky Betting and Gaming, PokerStars, Full Tilt Timeform, oddchecker, Sporting Life, SportsBet, Bet Easy in Australia, FOX Bet, TVG and FanDuel in the US.

Across the globe, Flutter employs over 14,000 people across more than 40 offices and over 600 retail sites. We pride ourselves on being a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.

This is your Challenge

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
  • The products you’ll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing